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Paul J. Potts

Mr. Paul J. Potts, 50, died early Wednesday morning, March 25, 2015, at the Forest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. Services for Mr. Potts were held on Saturday, March 28 at Laird Mortuary Chapel in Prentiss with Pastor Richard Drummond of Rock Hill Church officiating. Interment was in the Rock Hill Church Cemetery, with Laird Mortuary in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Potts was the son of Rosemary Dampier Womack of rural Jefferson Davis County. At an early age he joined the Oak Grove Church. Mr. Potts was educated and reared in the Jefferson Davis County area, and worked most of his adult life as a poultry handler for BC Rogers and Sanderson Farms. In addition to being a loving son, Mr. Potts was an individual that loved life, and befriended almost every one that he met.

Mr. Potts’ survivors include his mother, Rosemary Womack of Jefferson Davis County; one sister, Bessie (Dexter) Myers of Jefferson Davis County; two nieces, Vanessa Potts and Jameika Potts, both of Jefferson Davis County; one nephew, Kendrick Potts; two great-nieces and one great-nephew.